Deep Brain Stimulation for Opioid Addiction

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Source: Topics in Pain Management - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: CONTINUING EDUCATION ACTIVITY Source Type: research
In conclusion, the prepared LAF-loaded membrane is a novel formulation for the treatment of chronic and long-term pain.Graphical abstract
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The bill aims to “provide Medicare support for an additional 1,000 graduate medical education (GME) positions over five years in hospitals that have, or are in the process of establishing, accredited residency programs in addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry, or pain medicine.”
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Dana Carpender, friend and author of many low-carb cookbooks, provided this review of my new Revised &Expanded Wheat Belly, below. For more of Dana’s signature wit and conversation, you can join her on her engaging Facebook page “Hold the toast press” or visit her Amazon page that lists all her wonderful low-carb cookbooks. It’s funny how things happen. Nine years ago I had already been eating a low carbohydrate diet for 16 years. During that time I had occasionally eaten low carb tortillas and low carb bread. These things were hardly a staple of my diet, but I kept ’em around for the occ...
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(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) A computer betting game can help predict the likelihood that someone recovering from opioid addiction will reuse the pain-relieving drugs, a new study shows.
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Opioid withdrawal is one of the more uncomfortable parts of treatment, but it is one of the most important. There are many signs of opioid withdrawal, the length and severity of which can vary from person to person. However, each detox experience almost always includes strong cravings. Symptoms can be mild, such as sweating and yawning, while others can become more serious, like severe anxiety and depression. Opioid withdrawal can look like a scary experience; one that could deter people from getting the help they need. The good news is that it doesn’t need to be fought alone, and there are resources available to ma...
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Conclusion: Safer prescribing policies may take multiple years to fully implement and need to be employed across the jurisdiction to minimize doctor-shopping and adverse effects on patients with chronic pain. Approaching pain management through the social-ecological model can address potential root causes of addiction and establish a framework for doctors to provide compassionate care, community leadership, and advocacy for these patients. PMID: 31790125 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: J Am Osteopath Assoc Source Type: research
Authors: Mort SC, Díaz SR, Miller C, Bowlby M, Henderson D, Beverly EA Abstract Context: Recreational use of opioids is a growing problem in the United States, particularly in the Midwest. Educators have called for inclusion of pain- and opioid-specific courses in health professional school curricula, yet more research is needed to address future prescribers' beliefs, experiences, and postgraduate plans related to opioids. Objective: To examine health professional students' perceived severity of the opioid crisis and opioid-related beliefs, experiences, and postgraduate plans. Methods: Using a descri...
Source: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: J Am Osteopath Assoc Source Type: research
You're reading How Forgiving My Childhood Bully Made Me a Better Person, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Growing up, I was not the cool kid - and my peers noticed. I couldn't escape — they were relentless. They would tease me in the hallways, call me fat and poke my sides. They would pass me hateful notes in class and watch as I tried to hide my hot, angry tears. But most of the name-calling happened behind my back. I knew from their glances and stares, whispered words and pointed fingers. And a...
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Opioid misuse and addiction have taken a massive toll on society, including lives lost, socioeconomic disruption, financial costs, and a burden on the health care system. This has accelerated exponentially in the last few years with the introduction of highly potent opioids. Intertwined with the opioid crisis is another crisis that is centered on pain, which affects a significant proportion of the population, and strategies for pain treatment. Together, these public health crises have sparked much basic and translational research in the areas of opioid pharmacology, the neuroscience of reward, affect, decision-making and s...
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